- Alphabet Inc GOOG GOOGL Google's cell network provider Google Fi was hit by a data breach related to the recent T-Mobile US, Inc TMUS hack.
- Google said that the primary network provider for Google Fi disclosed suspicious activity relating to a third-party support system containing a "limited amount" of Google Fi customer data.
- The timing of the notice and Google Fi's use of a combination of T-Mobile and U.S. Cellular for network connectivity hinted at links to the most recent T-Mobile hack.
- Google says the hackers accessed limited customer information, including phone numbers, account status, SIM card serial numbers, and details about customers' mobile service plans, TechCrunch reports.
- Google said that the hackers did not take customers' personal information or payment card data, passwords, PINs, or the contents of text messages or calls.
- TMUS identified a data hack on January 5 for 37 million current postpaid and prepaid customer accounts.
- The hacker stole data, including names, billing addresses, email addresses, phone numbers, dates of birth, T-Mobile account numbers, and information such as the number of lines on the account and plan features.
- The company said there might be "significant expenses" in connection with this most recent incident.
- Price Action: GOOG shares traded lower by 0.55% at $99.32 in the premarket on the last check Tuesday.
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